Brown City, Michigan

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Population in 2017: 1,248 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -6.4%
 
Males: 549  (44.0%)
Females: 699  (56.0%)
Median resident age:

36.6 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 48416.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $41,681 (it was $33,906 in 2000)
Brown City:

$41,681
MI:

$54,909

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $21,907 (it was $15,929 in 2000)

Brown City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $125,633 (it was $89,000 in 2000)
Brown City:

$125,633
MI:

$155,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $88,989; detached houses: $94,767; mobile homes: $35,455

Median gross rent in 2017: $504.

March 2019 cost of living index in Brown City: 80.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 21.1%
(21.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
  • Races in Brown City, MI (2010)
    • 1,26995.8%White alone
    • 302.3%Hispanic
    • 221.7%Two or more races
    • 20.2%American Indian alone
    • 10.08%Black alone
    • 10.08%Asian alone

Races in Brown City detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists, there were 15 registered sex offenders living in Brown City, Michigan as of May 24, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Brown City is 82 to 1.


Crime rates in Brown City by year

Type

2005

2007

2008

2009

2011

2012

2013

2014

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(80.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(152.4)
1
(77.4)
2
(156.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(80.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(75.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(77.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(75.5)
1
(76.2)
1
(77.4)
1
(78.4)
2
(158.2)
2
(160.5)
1
(80.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
1
(75.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
5
(402.3)
2
(151.1)
4
(304.9)
9
(696.6)
2
(156.9)
2
(158.2)
1
(80.3)
1
(80.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
33
(2,500)
32
(2,473)
20
(1,581)
18
(1,448)
20
(1,511)
26
(1,982)
25
(1,935)
18
(1,412)
15
(1,187)
11
(882.8)
21
(1,696)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(227.3)
0
(0.0)
3
(237.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(76.2)
1
(77.4)
1
(78.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(80.3)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)146.298.982.2150.486.1243.9233.0214.990.279.5154.3

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City-data.com crime index in Brown City, MI

Crime rate in Brown City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.62
Michigan average:

1.66
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Ancestries: German (27.8%), American (15.1%), Polish (11.2%), English (5.2%), Irish (5.0%), French (3.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 813 feet

Land area: 1.07 square miles.

Population density: 1,167 people per square mile   (low).

Brown City, Michigan map

22 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.8%
Michigan:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,368 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,219 (1.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Shelby, MI (37.5 miles , pop. 65,159).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Detroit, MI (57.3 miles , pop. 951,270).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (257.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Melvin, MI (2.6 miles),
Marlette, MI (3.0 miles ),
Peck, MI (3.0 miles ),
North Branch, MI (3.2 miles ),
Yale, MI (3.3 miles ),
Clifford, MI (3.5 miles ),
Imlay City, MI (3.7 miles ),
Capac, MI (3.8 miles )

Latitude: 43.21 N, Longitude: 82.99 W

Area code: 810

Distribution of median household income in Brown City, MI in 2017
Distribution of house value in Brown City, MI in 2017
Brown City satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.7%
Michigan:

4.4%
Population change in the 1990s: +108 (+8.8%).
Most common industries in Brown City, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (17.0%)
  • Construction (10.3%)
  • Educational services (10.0%)
  • Health care (6.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (23.1%)
  • Construction (19.5%)
  • Educational services (7.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.2%)
  • Machinery (4.2%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (12.8%)
  • Health care (12.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.7%)
  • Transportation equipment (10.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.8%)
  • Social assistance (4.8%)
Most common occupations in Brown City, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.0%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.6%)
  • Cashiers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6.2%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.2%)
  • Cashiers (6.2%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)

Average climate in Brown City, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Brown City, Michigan environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO SO2
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2004 was 9.30. This is significantly better than average.

City:

9.30
U.S.:

74.20
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2004 was 0.117. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.117
U.S.:

0.267
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 1.85. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.85
U.S.:

1.79

Tornado activity:

Brown City-area historical tornado activity is near Michigan state average. It is 3% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/8/1953, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 21.9 miles away from the Brown City city center killed 116 people and injured 844 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/8/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.6 miles away from the city center injured 23 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Brown City-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 178.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 145.3 miles away from Brown City center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 141.8 miles away from Brown City center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 198.2 miles away from Brown City center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 349.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/20/2006 at 20:11:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 130.5 miles away from Brown City center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Sanilac County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Snowstorms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Brown City topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Brown City:

  • MARLETTE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 10 miles away; MARLETTE, MI)
  • MARLETTE COMM HOSP LTCU (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; MARLETTE, MI)
  • YALE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL INC (Hospital, about 12 miles away; YALE, MI)
  • MEDILODGE OF YALE, INC (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; YALE, MI)
  • COMPAS HOME HEALTH CARE OF MICHIGAN (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; IMLAY CITY, MI)

Amtrak station near Brown City:

  • 20 miles: LAPEER (73 HOWARD ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brown City:

  • St Clair County Community College (about 33 miles; Port Huron, MI; Full-time enrollment: 3,057)
  • Mott Community College (about 37 miles; Flint, MI; FT enrollment: 7,394)
  • University of Michigan-Flint (about 38 miles; Flint, MI; FT enrollment: 6,284)
  • Oakland University (about 40 miles; Rochester Hills, MI; FT enrollment: 16,449)
  • Kettering University (about 40 miles; Flint, MI; FT enrollment: 2,044)
  • Baker College Center for Graduate Studies (about 40 miles; Flint, MI; FT enrollment: 3,405)
  • Baker College of Flint (about 40 miles; Flint, MI; FT enrollment: 3,877)

Public high schools in Brown City:

Public elementary/middle school in Brown City:

See full list of schools located in Brown City

Library in Brown City:

  • BROWN CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $46,927; Location: 4207 MAIN STREET; 14,488 books; 257 audio materials; 260 video materials; 62 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Brown City: Brown City Station (A), Brown City Hall (B), Brown City Fire Department (C), Brown City Public Library (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Brown City include: Immanuel Revival Church (A), Brown City United Methodist Church (B), Missionary Church (C), Faith Baptist Church (D), Trinity Lutheran Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Brown City include: Brown City Community Schools Historical Marker (1), Brown City Banner Historical Marker (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Dewayne T. Williams - Marine Corps Medal of Honor recipient.

Sanilac County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Brown City and their reported violations in the past:

BROWN CITY (Population served: 1,316, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-20-2011), St Public Notif requested (NOV-14-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-14-2011), St Public Notif received (NOV-22-2011)
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Michigan:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

66.8%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.3%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
14 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
6 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
10 people in other group homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Brown City (2011 data):

  • Tri-County Bank: at 4222 Main Street, branch established on 1889/05/29; Ben's Supermarket Branch at 4436 Main Street, branch established on 2002/12/02. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $205.3 mil, Deposits: $182.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Tri-County Bancorp, Inc.
  • Exchange State Bank: Brown City Branch at 4482 Main St, branch established on 2008/05/12. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $134.6 mil, Deposits: $118.9 mil, headquarters in Carsonville, MI, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Exchange State Bank Corp.

For population 15 years and over in Brown City:

Marital status in Brown City, MI
  • Never married: 40.4%
  • Now married: 46.0%
  • Separated: 0.2%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 8.9%

For population 25 years and over in Brown City:

  • High school or higher: 88.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.9
Michigan average:

10.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Brown City
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Brown City, MI (based on Sanilac County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic7,46010
Evangelical Protestant5,23340
Mainline Protestant4,22231
Other8137
None25,386-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 13
Sanilac County:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Sanilac County:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
Sanilac County:

2.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Sanilac County:

4.37 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
Sanilac County:

6.20 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.7%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Sanilac County:

30.9%
Michigan:

29.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Sanilac County:

10.5%
Michigan:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.2%
State:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Brown City:

42.0%
Michigan:

46.5%

Average BMI:
Brown City:

29.3
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Brown City:

22.6%
Michigan:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Brown City:

13.1%
Michigan:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Michigan:

6.8

Overweight people:
Brown City:

34.4%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
Brown City:

54.0%
Michigan:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Brown City:

76.7%
Michigan:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Brown City, MI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 8$5,104$7,6562$769
Water Supply 3$3,840$15,3601$210
Sewerage 3$3,840$15,3601$210
Streets and Highways 2$1,521$9,1261$210
Police Protection - Officers 2$6,672$40,0321$336
Financial Administration 1$750$9,0000$0
Other and Unallocable 1$183$2,19611$482
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 1$1,020
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 20$21,910$13,14618$3,237

Brown City government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $222,000 ($177.88)
    Regular Highways: $166,000 ($133.01)
    Police Protection: $164,000 ($131.41)
    Central Staff Services: $118,000 ($94.55)
    Sewerage: $102,000 ($81.73)
    Water Utilities: $100,000 ($80.13)
    Solid Waste Management: $89,000 ($71.31)
    General Public Buildings: $51,000 ($40.87)
    Parks and Recreation: $39,000 ($31.25)
    Financial Administration: $24,000 ($19.23)
    Local Fire Protection: $22,000 ($17.63)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $21,000 ($16.83)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $115,000 ($92.15)
    Sewerage: $4,000 ($3.21)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $328,000 ($262.82)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($0.80)

Brown City government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $130,000 ($104.17)
    Other: $85,000 ($68.11)
    Solid Waste Management: $46,000 ($36.86)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $164,000 ($131.41)
    General Revenue - Other: $123,000 ($98.56)
    Interest Earnings: $52,000 ($41.67)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $146,000 ($116.99)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $128,000 ($102.56)
    Highways: $107,000 ($85.74)
  • Tax - Property: $364,000 ($291.67)
    Other License: $1,000 ($0.80)

Brown City government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $901,000 ($721.96)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $821,000 ($657.85)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $80,000 ($64.10)

Brown City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $99,000 ($79.33)

5.43% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($39,495 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.43%
Michigan average:

5.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from St. Clair County, MI  1.32% ($36,251 average AGI)
from Macomb County, MI  0.67% ($41,776)
from Lapeer County, MI  0.55% ($39,138)


5.33% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($36,353 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.33%
Michigan average:

5.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to St. Clair County, MI  1.22% ($36,026 average AGI)
to Lapeer County, MI  0.50% ($38,975)
to Macomb County, MI  0.49% ($40,641)

Businesses in Brown City, MI

  • RadioShack: 1
  • UPS: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Brown City:

  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WXYT (1270 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF DETROIT)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLSP (1530 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LAPEER, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF FLINT INC.)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WMIC (660 AM; daytime; 1 kW; SANDUSKY, MI; Owner: SANILAC BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPHM (1380 AM; 5 kW; PORT HURON, MI; Owner: LIGGETT COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • WSGW (790 AM; 5 kW; SAGINAW, MI; Owner: NM LICENSING LLC)
  • WTRX (1330 AM; 5 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WUFL (1030 AM; daytime; 5 kW; STERLING HEIGHTS, MI; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING SYSTEM)

Strongest FM radio stations in Brown City:

  • WBGV (92.5 FM; MARLETTE, MI; Owner: GB BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHYT (89.1 FM; IMLAY CITY, MI; Owner: MICHIGAN COMMUNITY RADIO)
  • WHNN (96.1 FM; BAY CITY, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQUS (103.1 FM; LAPEER, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF FLINT INC.)
  • WTGV-FM (97.7 FM; SANDUSKY, MI; Owner: SANILAC BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNFR (90.7 FM; SANDUSKY, MI; Owner: ROSS BIBLE CHURCH)
  • WWBN (101.5 FM; TUSCOLA, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF FLINT, INC.)
  • WBTI (96.9 FM; LEXINGTON, MI; Owner: LIGGETT COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Brown City:

  • WEYI-TV (Channel 25; SAGINAW, MI; Owner: WEYI BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WDCP-TV (Channel 35; BAD AXE, MI; Owner: DELTA COLLEGE)
  • WFUM (Channel 28; FLINT, MI; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN)
  • W52CU (Channel 52; PINCONNING, MI; Owner: NTN/SAGINAW, INC.)
  • WXON-LP (Channel 54; FLINT, MI; Owner: P & P CABLE HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Brown City: Dewayne T. Williams.

Brown City fatal accident list:

Jan 10, 1992 09:45 AM, John St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 20ft / 5.5mTotal length
  • $718,088,000Total costs
  • 4,030Total average daily traffic
  • 292Total average daily truck traffic
  • 6,917Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 20. The highest number of fire incidents - 35 took place in 2017, and the least - 1 in 2014. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Brown City, MI When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (56.5%), and Outside Fires (29.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Brown City, MI
    • 19156.5%Structure Fires
    • 9829.0%Outside Fires
    • 3911.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 103.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Brown City, MI
Most common first names in Brown City, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John4179.7 years
William3276.8 years
Mary2878.3 years
James2872.3 years
Robert2869.5 years
Helen2379.5 years
George1775.5 years
Walter1680.5 years
Harold1275.6 years
Frank1279.2 years
Most common last names in Brown City, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Murray1378.7 years
Bennett1173.0 years
Welch1182.9 years
Wilcox1080.9 years
Brown978.8 years
Kreiner969.5 years
Kalbfleisch969.2 years
Smith976.2 years
Shephard983.0 years
Scott981.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Brown City, MI
  • 88.1%Utility gas
  • 9.1%Electricity
  • 2.2%Wood
  • 0.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Brown City, MI
  • 81.1%Utility gas
  • 16.7%Electricity
  • 2.2%Other fuel


Brown City compared to Michigan state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 6 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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